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after a house fire in east baltimore. what neighbors had to say about the victim. >> cheering crowds for both the presidential candidates where they visited. >> and the first full day of the grand prix is in the books. what you can expect today. 11 news sunday morning starts right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news sunday morning. >> welcome to 11 news sunday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. first let's check outside with meteorologist tony pann. it stinks, it's swampy outside. it's nasty. >> 5:00 in the morning! >> don't you think it smells funny outside? >> i don't know where you were traveling. >> where were you? >> the air quality in baltimore stinks. >> the mold spores are high because of the rain. >> you don't stink, though. >> i did shower this morning. >> thank you. >> we did shower -- not together. >> where is this show going? it's 5:00 and you've dragged us into the mud. 72 at the airport, humidity over 90%. you'll feel that when you step outside this morning but i think it'
sections of baltimore up around towson. they're getting heavy rain, northern sections of baltimore county. you see the frontal boundary here stretched across the area. i think the greater likelihood of any short-term developing will be along that boundary or to the north and to the northeast of that. over to central radar, because i want to show you zoom on in. this is a flash-flood warning. this will go until 7:45 p.m. this is for basically baltimore county as well as the northern sections of the city of baltimore. stuck in the same basic pattern. all of what you'll see, remnant of what was once hurricane isaac. there's a spin out in kentucky from that remnant. can get it all out of here, later on this week. going to continue with the same type of weather pattern. more on the first forecast coming up. >> . >>> democrats gearing up for the kickoff of the democratic national convention. today president obama met with union workers and had harsh words for mitt romney. kent boswell is live tonight with the very latest. craig? >> a look inside the time warner arena in the stage and where the
airport. 86 at dulles and 85 at bwi thurgood marshall. 72 at d.c. 69 at baltimore. so another hot day. 90degrees is where we're headed. a southerly wind flow from five to 10 miles per hour. we'll have no shortage of sunshine today so looking good. i'll have more details on the full forecast just ahead. back to you. >> thank you. >>> president obama's much anticipated speech at the democratic national convention in north carolina last night and today, both the president and his gop rival mitt romney are campaigning in new hampshire. >> last night, the president accepted his party's nomination. fox's craig boswell reports. >> reporter: president obama officially accepts his nomination for the second term as he lays out his plans for four more years. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: with just two months before the election, president obama hopes an energetic convention will give him the momentum his campaign needs. >> i don't believe that rolling back regulations on wall street will help the small business woman expand or the laid off construction
? >>> welcome back to "first look." in sports, the players at last night's baltimore cleveland games were not the only ones being cheered on. here's nbc's fred roggin. >>> good morning. never in the history of sports have referees felt so welcomed. the referees made their return, given a standing ovation and cheered on every poll. the game got off to a bruising star. josh cribbs returned the punt. look out. leveled by two players, lost his helmet and was out like a light. remained out for several minutes. he got out under his own power and walked off the field. baltimore gave cleveland headaches all night. joe flacco to torrey smith, an 18-yard strike. the past decade the ravens had one of the best defenses in the league and here is why. kerry williams picked off weedon, 65 yards the other way, baltimore went on to win it. >>> the players have been locked out for 13 days in the nhl and yesterday the league canceled the preseason. the two sides meet today in new york. >>> baseball, rangers play-off bound, beat oakland to clinch the al west. a home run and three rbis. they won it 9-7. then
thunderstorms up north of baltimore. that's really where the concentration of the heaviest rainfall has been. then we're seeing a little bit coming up from the south and the southwest in parts of virginia now. this is coming up from 64. inside of 85, so this is moving up into orange county, madison county and eventually we'll see this come up into the western suburbs before it's all said and done. one last stop that takes us north of baltimore where we continue to see some showers and thunderstorms tonight. thief h as much as 2 1/2 inches of rain there -- they've had as much as 2 1/2 inches of rain there in central baltimore county and earlier they had a flash flood warning. workweek weather is coming up. >>> a developing story in maryland where searchers will resume looking for a missing boater tomorrow. the coastguard was contacted around 12:30 this afternoon after a man and woman fell overboard in bayside beach. the woman was found. the man is missing. natural resources police and anne arundel county police are helping with the search. >>> the democrats are in charlotte, north carolina, t
breaking news from baltimore this morning where several media outlets are reporting that former ravens owner art modell has died. he had been hospitalized yesterday at johns hopkins for organ failure. modell purchased the cleveland browns in 1961 and ended up moving the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city, but made him hated back in cleveland. the 87-year-old modell still held a 1% stake in the raifns. he served as -- ravens. he served as president of the nfl in the 1960s, overseeing the first negotiations of contracts with players and he was key in getting monday night football games on tv. >> what a huge name in our area. >> football. >> yeah, football. >>> it is 7:16. gwent is here to talk about this thursday weather. >> hot and sticky, you're going to want to be prepared, pump up the ac today. drink lots of water, that's the key thing in terms of our forecast. let's begin with the fox 5 accuweather radar and we'll show you what's going on because we have some rain that's developed. we're not talking a total washout here, folks, but some of you will c
this morning from baltimore. former ravens owner art modell has died. he passed away early this morning after a brief hospital stay at johns hopkins. modell bought the cleveland browns in 1961 and moved the team to baltimore in 1996. that move made him a hero in charm city but it made him hated back in cleveland. maryland governor martin o'malley issued a statement that says in part, quote, art brought the game and spirit of football back to baltimore. he helped reinvigorate baltimoreans' sense of pride in their team and their city. art modell was 87 years old. >>> checking headlines now and beginning overseas, two american soldiers died in afghanistan yesterday when their army scout helicopter crashed in the eastern part of the nation. also the afghan defense ministry fired hundreds of afghan soldiers in an investigation into insider attacks against nato trainers following a rash of green on blue killings. afghanistan is reevaluating soldiers to stop the attacks. >>> hurricane isaac's aftermath is posing big problems for fishermen. some waterways are clogged with debris which has blocked the
rain and moderate rains, too, making their way through baltimore, maryland from quantico to fredericksburg showers moving to the east. heavier in fact with an area of moderate and heavy rain pulling toward areas of 83, i-83 there. then you have more showers around the shore in annapolis. all this the ghost of isaac, but still producing again some scary rains and flooding, too, in spots after coming inland days ago in indiana. there's your spin, the area of low pressure. it's not just isaac's remnant tropical rains that get to us today. it's also a weather front around the area. here we go with your future weather at lunchtime today. some scattered showers more. we see heavier stuff to the north and east already up around baltimore. more scattered showers and heavier embedded thunderstorms coming our way for the earlier part of the night. early tomorrow morning when you start your day tuesday, back to work and back to school, there will be rains around our area and probably fog, too. all this as we deal with the front that will make its way more up to the north and station
night's ravens-bengals game in baltimore. this is the first game played since the nfl and referees union reached agreement on a contract. players and fans were furious with the performance during the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to the fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring our fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans to vote today and tomorrow on a labor deal. this will give you a sense of just how controversial those replacement refs were. one las vegas sports book is offering refunds to those who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won by a bad touchdown call in the final play of the game. >>> a texas man faces extortion charges, admitting to trying to get money from redskins quarterback robert griffin iii. richard hurd contacted one of rg3's agents earlier this year. he said he had information that would damage griffin's reputation and wanted is million in exchange for his silence. police arrested hurd, who played bask
is moving out. quiet conditions everywhere from baltimore down to annapolis and diehl. that's all headed toward eastern maryland right now. temperatures also mild. 67 in college park. rockville at 63. fort belvoir you're coming in at 64 degrees. luray 61. that is one of our cool spots off to the west. here's a look at the forecast hour by hour. 8:00 a.m., i think the fog will be lifting. we'll have some breaks, more in the cloud cover with a mixture of clouds and sun today. 77 degrees by around noontime. 81 degrees our high temperature for today with a few showers returning and even thunderstorms by 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, maybe even 7:00 or so. right now first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> still check on the situation on the outer loop of the beltway. here's what's happening. taking the outer loop toward connecticut avenue, the crash is reportedly now in the shoulder lane. i need to show you some delays because they're really growing right now. making your way towards georgia avenue, you are heavy on the brakes, sluggish. also at colesville road, starting to come to a complete stop as w
was taken. >>> a church in baltimore county set up a fund for the teenager shot at a high school last week. 17-year-old daniel buroe was injured when he was shot by a fellow student. the perry hall worship center is planning a celebration when daniel is released from the hospital. robert gladen junior has been charged with the shooting. >>> a news alert now out of south korea. the reverend sun young moon died. he came to fame in the 70s and 80s for holding mass weddings for thousands of followers that he matched. he proclaimed himself a messiah starting the unification church. the church was accused of using devious recruitments practices. eventually the church built a business empire that included the washington times newspaper. moon reportedly died of pneumonia at a church owned hospital at his home northeast of seoul. he was 92 years old. >>> 67 years ago americans celebrated the ends of world war ii as victory overjapan day. it was celebrated at the world war ii memorial in washington. john henrehan has the story of the remembrance and the tale of a kid from massachusetts that fought i
to the delight of players and fans. stephanie gosk is at m & t stadium in baltimore this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. standee ovations at this stadium are reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens, the fans crazy about their team, but last night other pros took to the field that they were even happier to see. >> tipping their kips to the appreciative fans here at m & t bank stadium. >> reporter: nfl refs are used to boos and abuse. they aren't used to standing ovations, but thursday night in baltimore that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> tucker the kick. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full-time experienced officials. >> i think the players know. i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: this season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i mean, i'm sure the replacement refs are really nice people, and they tried their best, but they were in way over their head. >> oh,
the baltimore beltway and capitol beltway and as you continue to d.c., 295, no issues to report. over to 395, nice and clear as well. live look at washington boulevard. hardly any volume at all. nice and clear as you make your way across the 14th street bridge and hamilton district. back in ten with another look at your traffic. >> thank you, danella. >>> 5:12. putting nasa's latest scecraft to the test in virginia. >>> also ahead, want to see the health benefits from drinking wine? it's time to change what you it's time to change what you buy. anncr: it'll start out as concrete and steel... but it'll become so much more. a new world-class resort casino in prince george's county. two thousand construction jobs to build it. four thousand permanent, good-paying jobs when it's done. hundreds of millions for maryland schools... real oversight to make sure the money goes... where it's supposed to. but none of it will happen unless we vote for... question seven this november. vote for question seven. and help build a better future for maryland. >>> 5:15. developing this morning in maryland. hooker
national airport. 74 at baltimore. 77 in annapolis. 72 fredericksburg to the south. 76 at dulles. 73 at culpeper. fairly mild. looking for a high of 90 degrees today. a very light southerly wind from 5 to 10 miles per hour. mostly sunny skies. we do have a slight chance, maybe around the 4:00, 5:00 of a light passing shower. we'll watch that. overall, mainly dry conditions across the entire region. the weekend, some changes are coming. talking about a wet saturday, but not a weekend washout. i think you'll be happy to see what we've got going on at the end of the weekend. and as well, that all important seven-day forecast. i'll have all the details in a little bit. back to you. >>> thank you. president barack obama asked the nation to trust him with a second term. he wrapped up the democratic national convention in charlotte last night. >> president obama told the delegates in the hall and the nation watching at home that the nation has a fundamental choice in november. nicole collins is live with the top story. >> reporter: good morning. in the last few minutes new job numbers have
economy. >>> football fans and family members today morning the loss of former baltimore ravens owner art modell. the team said he died at johns hopkins hospital where he was admitted yesterday for unknown reasons. there is no word on the cause of his death. modell was an nfl owner for four decades and considered one of the most influential people in the league and moved from brown to -- the browns to baltimore and changeed the name to the ravens in 1986. he was 87. >>> new details about the wild animal that attacked a woman in northern virginia. the rabid nutri britt jenkins an 83-year-old woman as she was swimming in lake barcross in fairfax county. initial reports indicate the beaver bit the woman but it was a nurse -- nutria, a rodent- like animal that looks similar to a beaver. she was taken to the hospital for treatment. >>> and taking a live look outside. we have seen some rain and some clouds throughout the day and that is not as hot, although it was muggy. gary, it's muggy out there. >> and very muggy, especially since we ended up with the showers that moved through this morning
: but harvard sophomore eliza hashme from baltimore says there's a culture fostered by the school of collaborative learning and wonders if this is an innocent extension of that. >> if you are studying with the entire students the same semester it may be as a result of your studying with them. >> reporter: but her mother thinks the students door smart to not realize what they were doing and is glad the university isn't looking the other way. >> you can see what is happening the last three, four years in the banking system everywhere. we know what's right and wrong, but sometimes in the whole peer group, there's peer pressure. >>> coming up a man who is $24 million richer comes forward and tells us what he did when he bought the winning powerball ticket. >> the lincoln memorial reflecting pool is reopened to the public and yes, this is legal. >>> get ready to fork over extra cash this holiday weekend. gas prices jumped 31 cents in august to $3.83 a gallon, the biggest jump we've seen since last april. if that trend continues, this labor day weekend could be the most expensive labor
but in the end, ryan hunter ray took the checkered flag. >> it doesn't seem like baltimore when you watch that race. >> it doesn't seem race friendly but they're professionals and they know what they're doing. >> still plenty ahead, weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> good morning on this monday. labor day, september 3rd, taking a live look at the capitol dome this morning. nice and bright there as we take a look. the problem is it isn't as nice and fun outside this morning. it is nice and thick out there, humid start to your day. good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. with that humidity comes all the bugs and mosquitos that make it really unpleasant to go outside and enjoy. >> it was a tough weekend weather-wise. >> it was. >> tough in here. i tried to put the jacket on but had to take it off. going to be another uncomfortable day. i know it is a holiday an effect wants to play. up fortunately, you will be dodging raindrops. >> all day? >> a good portion of the day. >> good day to stay inside and maybe
. remained out for several minutes. he got out under his own power and walked o the field. baltimore gave cleveland headaches allig joacoresmh, an 18-yard strike. the past decade the ravens had one of the best defenses in the league and here is why. kerry williams picked off weed, 65 yards the other way, baltimorwent on to win i >> the players he beenocke t 1ay tnhl and yesterday the league canceled the preseason. the two sides meet today in new york. >>> baseball, rangers play-off bound, beat oakland to clinch the al west. a home run and three rbis. then he w sn 7. id o a late september collapse. evan longoria and the rays won it 3-2. the sox dropped 8 of 9. chicago'loss is detroit's ugistead acaea hiory, struck out nine straight. tigers held on to win it 5-4. >>> and finally, the mets r.a. dickie picked up the 20th win of the year. everybody is talking about travis snyder. a shot deep to ride. snyder tracked it down. scaled the fence like spidman and made thegr coolal acollected. snyder hauled it in. that is not only the catch of the day, that is the catch of the year. that's your "fir
is at m & t stadium in baltimore this morning. stephanie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, savannah. standee ovations at this stadium are reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens, the fans crazy about their team, but last night other pros took to the field that they were even happier to see. >> tipping their kips to the appreciative fans here at m & t bank stadium. >> reporter: nfl refs are used to boos and abuse. they aren't used to standing ovations, but thursday night in baltimore that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> tucker the kick. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full-time experienced officials. >> i think the players know. i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: this season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i mean, i'm sure the replacement refs are really nice people, and they tried their best, but they were in way over their head. >> oh, baby, just good, and the patriots
are we going to have a convention in baltimore? >> i would like to see that soon. but trying to do a convention -- when i see what goes on here just to be getting in this building this morning -- [ laughter ] >> bill: i'm glad you made it. >> it's hard. >> bill: it's not easy. >> i'm wondering who pays for all of this. >> bill: baltimore is great town. >> it is a great town. the orioles are [ inaudible ] in baseball. >> bill: the nats are also doing well in baseball. >> that's right. [ laughter ] >> bill: just one quick question, the answer to that question, which the republicans want to make the team of this election, and i say bring it on are we better off today as americans than we were four years ago. >> the country is better out of it, no doubt about it. we are coming back. unemployment rate was 10%, down to 8.3, and we still got a lot to do there, but on the affordable care act, done. lilly ledbetter, done. so we can go on and on. and i keep telling democrats, do not be on the defensive. this president has accomplished more in three years eight months that
. not a total washout for you. we do have some sunshine in our forecast. 79 at annapolis. 75 at baltimore. we have 78 at d.c. 70degrees at frederick and 73 at culpeper. 71 at hagerstown. a pretty mild start to your morning. your day planner, by midday, we should be about 88 degrees. it will be humid today. we are heating up to a high of 90 degrees. that was the high yesterday. temperatures well above average but once again, it is just a little bit of a tease to the cooler weather that is ahead. >> i know. i was hoping you were going to mention that. thank you. >>> time now to get a look at what is happening on the roads with on-time traffic and julie wright. >> we've had some problems out here on the roads. let's start off talking about metrorail because power has been restored. the escalators are now in service at the foggy bottom metro stop. good news for you there. inner loop of the beltway, the georgetown pike, we had a stalled tractor-trailer still blocking the right lane. crew in sky fox still with us. they've moved to the top stretch of the beltway as you continue around from greenbelt
very nicely. just a little bit of fog. here is a look at where our temperatures are. 69 at baltimore. we have 71 at hagerstown, 07 at winchester and 66 degrees at culpeper. we've got a weak front to the south of us. not looking at much happening there with that. but this is the big weather maker for tomorrow. today, we're looking at plenty of sunshine for you. there is one of the models that does want to bring is a little bit of wet weather later on this afternoon and our futurecast does show a light, light shower to our northwest at about the 4:00 hour or so. other than that, we are talk nice conditions. it will be hot today though but this is the front. this front will push its way across as we move through into saturday. it will bring us widespread showers and a chance of some thunderstorms so prepare yourself for it. could see a little bit in the early part of the day and than a break and a little bit more in the afternoon. primarily in the afternoon along and ahead of this front is where we expect to see some storms and showers. just prepare yourself accordingly. we've got dry c
into baltimore and north up 83. then a lot of shower activity to the north and east. what will happen today is the focal point for most of the showers will be off to our north and east. can see the heavy rain into southern pennsylvania and central new jersey. i don't think we'll be the main feature -- our main feature won't be showers and thunderstorms. but we will be locked in the cloud cover. the ever-present possibility of that showers and storms could develop at any point in a very unstaicial atmosphere. you have to be ready for that potential later today. a warm front fridaying to work through here will bring rain not only to the washington area but to much of the eastern seaboard here for another couple of days and then finally, finally, we'll kick this whole very wet air mass out of here as we get into the end of the week. showers and storms likely again today. not going to rain all day but they could pop up at any point. temperatures get close to 90 by wednesday and thursday. we'll gradually dry out and by friday, things should freely pretty good around here with sunshine, less humi
, that was thrilling. my father had been mayor of baltimore. one of the leaders of the kennedy campaign in maryland. the first night we got there, it was the dinner for him. we all saw the president, the family very differently. after he made his speech at the stadium, which was stark, no one ever did that, fabulous seats. my father want to go to a famous restaurant in los angeles. we did. my father said this is really an expensive restaurant, how did you choose the restaurant. compared to baltimore, it was very expensive. i remember him not complaining, but making the point when the door opened and here comes senator kennedy. he came right over, what did you think of the speech? ask me what i thought. all of a sudden the prices came way down. >> suddenly it was not worth it. take a one of the most memorable single images of this convention ran on the front of "the new york time" was you with the women members of the house. but was a like to stand up there? >> it was pretty exciting. that was only half of those we have in the house. it was pretty exciting because of the connection. it was so exciti
a month and a half the yankees began a four-game series with the orioles in baltimore. the yankees had a one game lead on the orioles coming into the game. and the o's strike early. matt weeder's three-run home run in the first inning, it's 4-0 orioles already. yankees were getting blown out but rallied in the eighth scoring five runs capped by ichiro's two run single, tied the game at six. but in the bottom half of the frame, adam jones at the plate hits a bomb into the left field seats. orioles hit six home runs off yankee pitching. baltimore goes on to win 10-6. yankees and o's again tied atop the al east, three more games against each other this weekend. >>> nationals going for the sweep over the cubs. things get ugly. couple coaches start jawing at each other. the benches, bull pens clear in washington and nothing happens. a lot of standing around, people looking at each other, talking. no punches thrown. but still a little bad blood left over. bryce harper going to take exception to a pitch way inside, takes a step toward the mound, this time a little more serious, benches and bu
at the game are usually reserved for the home team, the baltimore ravens. fans are crazy about their team. last night, other pros they were happier to see. >> the appreciative fans. >> reporter: the refs are used to boos and abuse. they definitely aren't used to standing ovations. thursday night in baltimore, that's exactly what they got. >> we are excited to have the real refs back. >> reporter: the first nfl game of the season to be refereed by full time, experienced officials. >> i think the players know, i think the coaches know, and we can all get back to concentrating on football. >> reporter: the season began with the lockout imposed by the league and a team of less experienced replacement refs. >> i am sure the replacement refs are nice people and tried their best, but they're in way over their head. >> oh, baby! and the patriots are saying no. >> reporter: the games were marked by controversial calls and chaos. coaches grabbing refs. >> oh, boy, that's a few bucks. >> reporter: culminating in monday's final play labeled a disgrace. >> i don't like the way this game finished. i ha
for the browns and baltimore game. one of the nfl officials said they are glad to be back. they've been watching hours and hours of video. and he says's are ready. back to you. >> thank you. >>> one labor dispute in sports is resolved and another one continues. hockey experts believe the nhl lockout could last for months. but they've set up a negotiating meeter for tomorrow. the lockout is expected to have a big impact that rely on hockey games for businesses. bars in that area report they typically see up to a 50% jump in business on game night. >>> today at noon, plans for high-speed rail in california will clear a very important hurdle. a $40 million grant for an advance signaling system will be announced by local lawmakers. this ipart of a $750 million high-speed rail bond. environmentalists say switching to electric will reduce harmful admissions by 90%. >>> 8:07. let's check in with sal keeping a -- keeping a close eye on contra costa county. >> we're starting there. it's very slow. highway 4, westbound, still coming up to the willow pass grade. as a matter of fact, we have traffic that wi
of all of the things that could go wrong. i'm driving down the baltimore, washington parkway yesterday, and there is a deer in the road. how is that freaking car going to see that -- >> in theory there is radar on the front bumper -- >> but when it screws up you say fickle non-driver. [ laughter ] >> you have to have some faith in science. >> bill: i have faith in science. i open the airplane windows like romney. [ laughter ] >> bill: neil king is with us and el level be joining us a little bit later. but first. >> announcer: this is the "full court press." >> making news on the wednesday the verdict is unanimous, the nfl scab officials are a complete disaster and calls for the regular referees even coming from anti-union republicans. mitt romney speaking out as well, saying he wants those experienced referees back on the field too. >> bill: when scott walker and paul ryan both come out begging for the union refs to come back it's pretty bad. >> mitt romney wants them back out on the playing field for the nfl. [ laughter ] >> that's perfect. >> and paul ryan severe
towards vienna. 19 minutes to georgia avenue. southbound baltimore-washington parkway slow to powdermill. the long haul on southbound 270. live picture at falls road, over an hour commute 85 buck tis town 85 to montrose road 75 miles an hour. >>> laroche, did it stay fair? another home run. >> the nats continue their winning ways 2-1 over the cubs yesterday. adam with his 25th homer of the year. detwiler pitched seven shutout innings 10 days before the team shuts down ace stephen strasburg for the season. >>> in college football, virginia tech kicked off the new season on a high note against georgia tech. the hokies blew a late 4th quarter lead but came from behind to beat the yellowjackets 20-17 in overtime. they got a 41-yard field goal to tie it at the end of regulation then kicked 17 yards to win it in overtime. >>> it's one of the biggest debates during every grocery trip. organic on conventional is coming up, still at 7:00, the new study with surprising results that could help you decide if it's worth extra money. >> later we'll check in with holly morris live in alexandria this mo
. baltimore book fest. tomorrow, richmond, virginia, at noon. and then in the evening i'll speak in norfolk. then on monday night, we'll be at virginia tech, which is very interesting, going back to the scene of the massacre. i'll be speaking there, you know, 32 people were killed there. and colin goddard is coming with us. he was one of those victims. he was shot four times. i'm also looking forward to interviewing a professor there. and then we're on to colorado for the big debate. we're going to be doing something interesting. we're both speaking on the silent majority election 2012 tour, but also we do this daily, radio and television broadcast that airs on over 1,100 stations, so we have to do the broadcast wherever we are. and being on the scene has been remarkable. i'll give you one example. we, last week, were in freeport, illinois, and got a truck, and we went to the stevenson fairgrounds. it was right across the street from a plant which happened to be owned by bain capital. across the street, the workers, the employees of this plant who worked there like, oh, dot turner for 4 ye
city in the country at the time. baltimore, maryland, was the second. and what concerned us, and we felt that we had read a lot about the history, the treatment, the poor treatment of the french toward the vietnamese, we were funding that war. in the 1950s. france as well. and, do you have any comments on our use of agent orange against the country that, as far as we could find, hadn't done anything to anybody? and were there any observations you came across on the 1968 democratic convention, and do you see any hope for this country learning something rather than perpetuating -- i did meet soldiers who said they saw shell oil trucks crossing the front lines into north vietnam. i don't know whether you came across any ties to the oil industry. as part of this. thank you. >> in terms of agent orange, i didn't actually run across much of that in terms of what i saw of the documents in the united states. it's one of these issues -- i mean, if i were alive in vietnam, i would have opposed american intervention. i think the situation over there was already complicated, and what u.s. inter
after watching a baseball game in baltimore. he was thrown 30 feet in the air on impact and scraped along another 20 feet on the pavement after he hit the ground. i ran to his side and held him and called his name, but he was limp and still, without breath or pulse. his eyes were open with the empty stare of death, and we prayed, the two of us, there in the gutter, with only my voice. his injuries, inside and out, were massive, and for terrible days he lingered between life and death. tipper and i spent the next thirty days and nights at his bedside. our family was lifted and healed, in no small measure by the love, compassion and prayers of thousands of people, most of whom we never even knew. albert is plenty brave and strong, and with the support of three wonderful sisters-- karenna, kristin, and sarah-- and two loving parents who helped him with his exercises every morning and prayed for him every night, he pulled through. and now, thank god, he has fully recovered, and he runs and plays and torments his older sisters like any little boy. [applause] but that experience changed m
makary, a surgeon at johns hopkins hospitals in baltimore. here is his book. we have about a half-hour left on the "washington journal" this morning. coming up, our weekly america by the numbers segment. we will be looking at workplace safety issues. we will be right back. >> the first thing in our article here is getting medicare costs under control as the number-one priority. and it is the most untouchable thing. but that is going to cause more trouble than any other problem we got physically in the u.s. getting medicare costs under control is the number-one thing. >> usain also, surcharge smokers, and the obese for their medicare coverage. >> right. >> where did that idea come from? >> it came from oz. on the person that put it in the memo, but i did not have to fight hard for it. i ran something in the "washington post" where instead of calling people morbidly obese i called them mega-fatties and i was reduced by the "washington post" for being insensitive. and i guess i probably am. this is something that everybody knows to be true and someone has to pay for it. are not sayin
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